By John Ericson | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 17:51
Sergio Branco's premium check was 26 cents short. As a result, his healthcare plan was terminated only months before a life-saving $500,000 bone marrow transplant.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 08/06/2013 - 13:57
Jazz and R&B pioneer George Duke passed away on Monday at St. John's Hospital in Los Angeles.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 07/29/2013 - 15:34
A seven-year-old from the UK is considered the first child to be diagnosed with "dual-hit leukemia," or two types of leukemia, a condition that affects one out of every two billion people.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 07/29/2013 - 11:30
A new study shows that an individual's proximity to refineries and industrial plants affects his or her risk of cancer, including leukemia.
By Sabrina Bachai | Sat, 07/27/2013 - 17:34
Blowout Acai Professional Smoothing Hair Solution might give you more than you bargained for. The popular hair straightening system has been linked with certain types of cancers.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 07/25/2013 - 09:31
Former president George Bush Sr. and his entire US Secret Service Protective Detail shaved their heads in solidarity with two-year-old Patrick, who is battling leukemia.
By John Ericson | Wed, 07/24/2013 - 20:00
The 4-year-old Hampshire pig paves way for more inclusive animal cancer treatment, researchers say.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 07/18/2013 - 19:34
'Good Morning America' anchor Robin Roberts was honored for her courageous and inspirational survivals of both breast cancer and the rare bone marrow disorder MDS.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 07/18/2013 - 19:14
Special bone marrow transplants have "cured" three people of HIV and cancer, but is the celebrated remedy safe?
By Jonathan Weiss | Thu, 07/18/2013 - 15:47
Celgene halts its clinical trial for the drug lenalidomide after treated patients showed close to double mortality rate than patients taking the standard clinical treatment.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 07/16/2013 - 16:00
After being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2007, Talia Joy Castellano passed away on Tuesday at the age of 13.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 13:24
One of the first patients enrolled in a treatment program for people with a rare form of cancer, Lynsie Conradi is now free of leukemia.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 07/09/2013 - 14:35
Cord blood, taken from your newborn baby's umbilical cord, contains a small number of the adult stem cells that mature into healthy blood cells, which can be used to treat disease.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 07/03/2013 - 12:42
The leukemia drug, obinutuzumab, causes the killing of lymphoma cells in two ways, and is now on a fast track toward FDA approval.
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 00:45
Stopped in the middle after a cursory review of data, Pfizer says it won't give up on researching the combination of specific antibody and cell killing agent.